KAMASAN BRITISH OPEN qualifiers are contacted by letter so if your name – or your mate’s – appears in the list below, send your POSTAL address via email to: anglersmail@ipcmedia.com

As soon as possible!!

MIKE REED (Garbolino Elton)

NEIL MACHIN (Garbolino Bag’em Baits)

WAYNE SWINSCOE (Maver Bait Tech)


DEAN SWIFT (Sonubaits)

ANDREW GELDART (Garbolino Elton)

PETE HUMPHREYS (Tight Lines Shaw)

MARK POLLARD (Dynamite Baits)

DES SHIPP (Daiwa Dorking)


KEITH HOBSON (Maver Barnsley)


DARRAN BICKERTON (Kamasan Starlets)

LEE THORNTON (Sensas Mark One)

JAMES DENT (Daiwa Cleveland Angling)


PAUL CASWELL (Shakespeare)

JAMIE HUGHES (Maver Midlands Bag ’em)

MATT SMITH (West Midlands)

CRAIG TURBITT (Tackle 2 U Sensas)

SHAUN BARNET (Milo Bordon)


PAUL COYLE (Daiwa Wigan)

LEIGH GARDNER (WB Clarke Van den Eynde)

STAN HAIGH (Anglers World)



ALAN SCOTTHORNE (Maver Barnsley)

STU TAYLOR (Hazelgrove)

  • Thanks to all who have submitted addresses so far.


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East Midlands and East Anglia match fishing results for May 25/26, 2013


Chestnut Pool, Langford, Bedfordshire. Sun, 20. Amer Jawad (Daiwa/Bag’em Baits) 91-6-0, skimmers plus two carp to 14 lb, poled sweetcorn, peg 14; James Heaps (Chestnut Pool) 84-0-0; Rob Heath (Langford Likely Lads) 77-10-0.

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Cross Drove, Hockwold, Norfolk. Wed, 25. Rodney Finch (Deben) 51-6-0, F1s to 4 lb, skimmers & brown goldfish to 2 lb, long pole, pellet & corn, peg 52; Tony Brookes (Tackle Mania) 50-0-0; Glen Burden (Cross Drove) 48-12-0; Dave Pearce (Wisbech) 48-10-0. Sat, 38. Steve Kindleysides (Cross Drove) 62-8-0, eight carp to 14 lb, corn, 13m,  peg 21; Dave Pearce (Wisbech) 56-11-0; Mark Pollard (Shimano/Stanjays) 55-4-0; Simon Wheeler (Daiwa/Dynamite) 44-8-0; Tony Watling (Cross Drove) 39-3-0; Parky (Dynamite Middy) 38-7-0. Sun, 28. Mark Pollard (Shimano/Stanjays) 74-14-0, F1s to 5 lb, carp to 8 lb, skimmers to 3 lb, long pole, pellet, peg 52; Simon
Wheeler (Daiwa/Dynamite) 74-10-0; Tony Watling (Cross Drove) 72-13-0; Martin Woods (Emneth) 69-12-0.

Decoy Lakes, Whittlesey, Cambs. Tues, 19, Beastie Lake. Lee Klimczuk (Bait Tech) 127-9-0, carp, F1s and skimmers, poled chopped worm and caster, peg 22; Chris Barley (Finedon) 117-9-0; Gary Burton (Decoy) 102-12-0. Sat, 27. Beastie. Martin Freeman (Marukyu) 183-2-0, carp to 8 lb and F1s, pellet, 5m, peg 28; Stan Dow (Decoy) 133-0-0; Lee Marlow (Corby) and Josh Pace (Sensas) both 100-0-0. Sun, 13, Willow Lake. Lee Klimczuk (Bait Tech) 148-5-0, F1s and carp, chopped worm and caster, peg 16; Tom Cole (Decoy) 132-11-0; Kevin Wadge (Decoy) 98-2-0.

Farrington’s Blind Pairs, Westside Farm, Whittlesford, Cambs. Sun, 16. Gary Betts (Arsenal FC) 35-12-0, carp, long pole and meat; Alan Bailey (Cambridge) 33-6-0; Dave Yardy (Littleport) 32-5-0.

Fish for 5 + 5K Semi-Finals, Water Meadows Fishery, Chapel St. Leonards, Lincs. Sat, 32, Moat Lake. Mark Griggs (Harlequins) 61-9-0, carp and barbel, poled maggot, peg 23; Ken Coupe (Water Meadows) 55-10-0; Ashley Pimperton (Water Meadows) 54-13-0; Steve Gregory (Miracle Baits) 49-8-0. Sun, 30. Pete ‘Slayer’ Jones  (Water Meadows) 123-1-0, carp to 8 lb, poled pellet shallow, peg 12; Ashley Pimperton  (Water Meadows) 118-14-0; Darren Pimperton  (Water Meadows) 95-1-0; Shaun Osbourne  (Water Meadows) 77-2-0.

Fred’s MG, Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Cambs. Sun, 20, Kingfisher. Dick Smith (Ely) 51-15-0, six carp to 15 lb 3 oz, a tench plus silvers, poled paste; Richard Ayres (Trumpington) 47-15-0. Silvers: Andy Hawkes (Cambridge) 31-8-0, bream to 6 lb-plus.

Golden Rods, Lawn Farm, Elsworth, Cambs. Tues, 16, Honeysuckle Lake. Bob Gill (St. Neots) 61-0-0, carp to 5 lb, corn, 8m, peg 5; Roger Abbott (Hartford) 36-10-0; Andy Dilley (Biggleswade) 33-9-0.


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John Holmes Memorial, Magpie Lake, Waterbeach, Cambs. Sun, 20. Nigel Fawkes (Garbolino) 107-4-0, carp, shallow 4mm pellet down middle and across, peg 13; Simon Easey (Fox Match Stanjays) 87-8-0; Andy Kleen (Van den Eynde) 68-8-0. Mon, 16. Martin Caldecoat (Willow Grange) 177-4-0, carp to 12 lb, shallow pellet, 12.5m, peg 1; Simon Easey (Fox Match Stanjays) 127-12-0; Vinnie Easey (Fox Match Stanjays) 85-12-0.

Lakeview, Holwell, Leics. Sun, 26, Canal , Stream and Lagoon Pools. Tim Turner (Nottingham) 88-4-0, carp and silvers, poled pellet, Canal 8; Andy Searle (Middy) 84-4-0; Steve Hurst (Lakeview Select) 80-2-0; Jimmy Aley (Lakeview Select) 67-15-0; Brian Orme (Lakeview Select) 61-2-0.

Maver Match This Qualifier, Glebe & Mallory Park, Leics. Sun. 120. Andy Kinder (Maver/Marukyu) 215-0-0, carp, feeder and pellet, Glebe Pool 1; Sam Brown (Leicester) 195-0-0; Kevin Russell (Marukyu) 187-10-0; Paul Robinson (Leicester) 172-0-0; Chris Needham ( Leicester ) 146-8-0.

Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts. Sun, 14. Graham Eden (Mansfield) 65-8-0, 20 carp to 6 lb, pellet cone with pellet and meat, peg 49; Steve Hanrahan (Willy Worms) 47-10-0; Gavin Snowdon (Mansfield Woodhouse) 43-10-0.

Sherwood Forest, Edwinstowe, Notts. Sun, 27, Holmedale Lake. Gary Hazelwood (Vale AC) 121-14-0, 32 carp to 6 lb, poled pellet, peg 9; John Tirton (Boundary AC) 103-10-0; John Woodland (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 96-12-0; Dave Turton (Boundary AC) 80-8-0; Carl Brown (Sherwood Forest Fishery) 76-1-0.

Suffolk Water Park, Ipswich. Wed, 18. Andy Mexome (Suffolk Water Park) 77-0-0, pellet waggler and bomb, Match lake 1 peg 3; Mike Whittaker (Angling Direct Norwich) 51-0-0; Alan Tuck(Van den Eynde Angling
Direct) 50-2-0.

Townsend Lakes, Upwell, Cambs. Sat, 10. Ricky Young (Browning Hot Rods) 150-0-0, carp, poled pellet, peg 17, new lake record; Steven Hillman (Townsend Lakes) 67-4-0; Colin Begbie (Townsend Lakes) 64-8-0.

Westwood Lakes, Wyberton, Lincs. Tues, 25, £1000 Qualifier, Skylark Lake. Brian Thompson (Westwood Lakes) 122-10-0, carp and bream, poled paste, peg 7; Toby Pepper (Maver/Bait Tech) 110-0-0; Roy Taylor (Westwood Lakes) 79-4-0; Ken Clarke (Westwood Lakes) 62-8-0; Mike Brenchley (Westwood Lakes) 58-0-0. Thurs Over 50s, 35, Skylark Lake. Paul Ogilsbee (Westwood Lakes) 68-12-0, carp, F1s, bream and barbel, poled pellet, peg 31; Roy Taylor (Westwood Lakes) 53-8-0; Dave Robinson (Lincoln Veterans) 51-6-0; Fred Bispham (Westwood Lakes) 49-4-0; Jeff Duggan (Westwood Lakes) 47-4-0.

Willow Lakes, Foston, Lincs. Wed, 13. Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 121-4-0, carp, skimmers and F1s, poled sweetcorn over caster down edge; Paul Arndt (Grantham) 91-0-0; Paul Johnson (Willow Lakes) 64-8-0. Sat, 18. JJ Johnson (Nottingham) 110-4-0, carp to 19 lb, poled dog biscuit and pellet, Hawthorn 13; Bronson Arme (Embankment AC) 102-4-0; Ian Palfreeman (Phil’s Bait and Tackle) 93-0-0; Paul Kimberley (Team Zimba) 79-12-0.


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